It has become a perennial question Do you have an Empress tree? Do you have a Paulownia? Do you have a Sapphire Dragon tree? NO, NO and NO!!! We don't, we won't, not now, not ever and here is why. This tree has weak limbs and is brittle. It must be trimmed every year, all the way to the top. If … Read more about Stop! Don’t plant THAT tree!
We practice what we preach! Do you have doubts about being able to grow your own organic veggies? Do you think it will take too much time? My garden is proof that it can be done! As you can imagine, the last thing I wanted to do when I got home every night, was go work in my yard. My kids kept … Read more about Don’t believe you can have an organic garden?
Do it, do it now! It's time to get those tomatoes and veggies in the ground! See our list at: https://rcwnurseries.com/data/stories_rcw/other/30_tomato-list.pdf We have most of these in stock, plus a bunch more including lots of heirloom varieties. Call for availability 281-440-5161. … Read more about Tomato time!
Every spring... Just about the same time that everyone is starting to work in their yards, we start getting lots of requests for peat moss, as a soil amendment. Most of the requests come from gardeners who are starting square foot gardens. The recipe in the books call for peat moss, … Read more about Peat moss? No way!
Barefoot surprise! As I have said before I hate wearing shoes, which means that I am conscious of what is under my feet. Over the last 2 days, I was doing some yard work. Weeding, turning compost, planted some fruit trees, planting more veggie seeds where we had harvested something...talking to … Read more about Search and destroy on sight!
It started with a Forest Pansy Think redbuds are a flash in the pan? Pretty for 2 weeks then turning ho-hum? You couldn't be more wrong. Breeders and growers have come a long way in developing and finding amazing forms and colors. We are going to allow them to speak for … Read more about Not your Granny’s Redbuds
From the horse's mouth... According to our supplier, sod will be in short supply this year. Why? The drought last summer, plain and simple. Our supplier has sold to other sod growers, to fill their shortages. Sod suppliers buying from each other, is a bad sign. We were told that the price of … Read more about Replanting this year
Lots of choices Since we try to offer you the best plants we can find at a fair price, we shop around. Every week growers send us faxes and emails, listing the plants they have available, with sizes and prices. That doesn't mean we shop just for the cheapest price. We look for healthy plants … Read more about Where do our plants come from?